Boggs Sigmund has selflessly served the citizens of Mercer County
as the first woman on the County Board of Freeholders and has similarly
served the people of Princeton Borough on its Council and as its
has been an active, prominent participant in the political arena
of the State of New Jersey; and
has faced great personal adversity with abundant grace, good humor,
dignity and immeasurable courage and has inspired others through
her determination; and
public dedication and accomplishment have never detracted from her
devotion to her family; and
is appropriate and fitting for the State of New Jersey to mark the
passing of Barbara Boggs Sigmund, a valiant, committed public servant;
I, JAMES J. FLORIO, Governor of the State of New Jersey, by virtue
of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and by the Statutes
of this State, do hereby ORDER and DIRECT:
1. The flag
of the United States of America and the flag of the State of New
Jersey shall be flown at half mast at all State departments, offices,
agencies and instrumentalities during appropriate hours beginning
on Thursday, October 11, 1990, through and including Saturday,
October 13, 1990 in recognition and mourning of the passing of
a distinguished New Jersey citizen, Barbara Boggs Sigmund.
Order shall take effect immediately.
under my hand and seal
this 10th day of October in the
Year of Our Lord, one thousand
nine hundred and ninety, and of the
Independence of the United States,
the two hundred and fifteenth.
James J. Florio
/s/ John A.
Counsel to the Governor